Projects & Initiatives

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This page provides information on the WaTech enterprise IT projects currently underway. Many of the projects listed here are part of our Strategic Roadmap 2019-2022. Each project page includes current status, progress, resources and contact information. We will be updating this page with additional projects as teams are formed and charters are created. If you did not find what you were looking for on this page, please contact communications@watech.wa.gov.

For information on completed projects, visit our Archive page.

GIS Natural Hazards Mitigation

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) was tasked by the Legislature to develop a common data-sharing platform for public organizations in Washington to host and share sensitive natural hazards mitigation geospatial data. This project will provide consistent natural hazards data for use by state, local and higher-education organizations to support state hazard risks and resilience mapping and analysis. Legislation has identified $724,000 in funding to create this common platform and has established an expectation for the data platform to be available by June 30, 2023. 

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Shared Tenant Migration

The M365 Project will enhance the state shared tenant and M365 ecosystem with additional features and supporting documentation and enable agencies to consume cloud services.​

Managed File Transfer Modernization Discovery Project

Collaborate with state agencies to identify business and technical requirements for a managed file transfer solution.